Vericiguat (MK-1242) is an investigational stimulator of soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) currently being evaluated in a Phase 2b clinical trial of Patients With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction Suffering From Worsening Chronic Heart Failure
Pneumoconjugate Vaccine V114
V114 is an investigational vaccine currently being evaluated for its ability to provide protection against pneumococcal disease caused by serotypes contained in the vaccine.
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Candidates shown in Phase III include specific products. Candidates shown in Phase II include the most advanced compound with a specific mechanism in a given therapeutic area. Phase I candidates are not shown.